March being Women’s History Month—an ideal time to celebrate the brave, bold, and thoughtful women who are influencing history—Shelterforce and Community Change have decided to continue the video series: Women of Color on the Front Lines.
COVID-19 and evictions, more on the gentrification debate, and the misleading marketing of renters choice—Shelterforce reviews its most-read articles of the year. Which was most important to you?
Cynthia Wiggins was introduced to housing organizing earlier on in life and has been ceaseless in her efforts to help her community.
Vy Le’s perseverance as an immigrant, unbeknownst to her, was preparation for a later fight to remove barriers for others facing similar challenges.
Idalia Rios began her organizing career advocating for her son, who has a speech delay. In the process, she learned that even when advocacy begins with your own family, you have to fight for the class, school, and larger community to achieve lasting change.
Once homeless, Donna Price persevered with unshakable strength, which landed her in a position she once couldn’t imagine.
How do we work toward providing dignified housing to everyone, regardless of their income?
How do we reduce the precariousness of housing so that a public health crisis or other disaster doesn’t snowball into displacement? Many people are calling for more social housing as part of that solution. What does that mean? What will it take to make it happen?
Even with the moratorium in place through July 31, there have been and will continue to be many, many Americans who lose their homes.
Eviction, tiny houses, hotel rooms for the homeless, and COVID-19—Shelterforce's 10 most-read articles of 2020.
A decades-old tenant organizing film—now in digital form for the first time—is still relevant today.
Why are there three different agencies enforcing the Community Reinvestment Act, or CRA? Who does each agency enforce it on?
Nationally, a 10-organization research team estimates that 30 million to 40 million Americans face the possible loss of their homes. How can we avoid this horrific outcome?
We’re committed to doing the best for all our readers and the field we serve, and that’s why we’ve made a difficult decision to ...
Art that highlights the effects of long-term sentencing and the need to support and expand services for those who are reentering society.
After 26 years, Harold Simon will be stepping down from his role as Shelterforce’s executive director and publisher on May 8, 2020.
As rents have been rising, organizing for rent regulations have gained steam. However, the terms used to describe rent regulations can be unclear.
There are people who believe that the foreclosure crisis occurred because too many unqualified borrowers became homeowners. What actually happened was ...
We're sharing the most-read Shelterforce posts of 2019. We hope you enjoy them all and share with anyone who may have missed them.
Yes! Although homeownership rates are higher in rural areas, there is still a significant rural population that needs rental housing.